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The changes of Cain : violence and the lost brother in Cain and Abel literature

Author: Ricardo J Quinones
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1991.
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Named Person: Cain, (Biblical figure); Abel, (Biblical figure)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ricardo J Quinones
ISBN: 0691068836 9780691068831 0691015023 9780691015026
OCLC Number: 22911065
Awards: Winner of Conference on Christianity and Literature Book of the Year Award 1993.
Description: viii, 284 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Citizen Cain --
Monstrous Cain --
Cain as sacred executioner --
Byron's Cain and its antecedents --
Secret sharer --
Demian --
New American Cain : East of Eden and other works of post-World War II America --
Billy Budd --
Amadeus and Prick up your ears --
Abel Sánchez --
Cain of future history --
Twinning the Twain.
Responsibility: Ricardo J. Quinones.
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"Quinones is helpful on every aspect and variant reading of the story. He carries his learning gracefully."--"New York Review of Books"

 
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